Jewish Journal

  • LA elects Garcetti as first Jewish mayor

    By  Tom Tugend

    May 22, 2013 | 9:09 am

    Los Angeles elected Eric Garcetti as its first Jewish mayor in a number of political contests on Tuesday that reflected the city’s diversity, as well as... More.

  • L.A. elects first Jewish mayor

    By  Tom Tugend

    May 22, 2013 | 8:16 am

    UPDATE 8:00 am: Eric Garcetti wins the mayoral election with 53% of the vote (181,995 votes), becoming the first Jewish mayor of Los Angeles. Garcetti's... More.

  • Justin Timberlake and Coen brothers answer Jewish questions at Cannes

    by Jana Banin, JTA

    May 21, 2013 | 11:06 am

    Using his preternatural smoothness, Justin Timberlake saved the Coen brothers from some serious awkwardness at a Cannes press conference for their folk... More.

  • James Franco paints ad for ‘This is The End’

    by Jana Banin, JTA

    May 20, 2013 | 11:40 am

    Proving once again that there isn’t anything he doesn’t do, James Franco has created marketing material for his upcoming film “This is The End.”

    The... More.

  • Alison Brie on her very Jewish mother

    by Jana Banin, JTA

    May 14, 2013 | 9:59 am

    This week on his podcast, Jewish comedian Marc Maron chats with Alison Brie, who opens up about lots of stuff, including what it was like splitting her... More.